Our Mission:

  • To improve educational opportunities for students with reading, writing and spelling difficulties.
  • To promote education of teachers in research-based approaches to reading instruction and work with teacher education providers to require research-based training for teacher certification.
  •  To provide information and support to individuals and families with reading problems.

Professional Members & Tutors

Whether you are looking for a professional to connect with, or a tutor for your child, click “Read More” to access our list of professional members and tutors.

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David Kilpatrick is Coming to Omaha

Recent Advances in Understanding Word-level Reading Difficulties:  Assessment and Highly Effective Intervention

Registration is Closed

Unfortunately we are no longer taking registrations for this event.  It has sold out and we are unable to expand our venue.  

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Kilpatrick Conference Information

For more detailed information on the conference, please click “Read More.” 

Questions can be sent to Nancy Coffey at nedancoffey@gmail.com

    Kathy Johnson at nedakjohnson@gmail.com

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NDA News

Find out what NDA has been up to in the past year.  With the support of our members, we provide scholarships to teachers and to students.  We also provide information and support to parents who are struggling to find answers for their children.  

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Get the latest events, training, and news about reading and dyslexia by becoming a member and receiving our monthly newsletter by email.  Check out an example of  the newsletter by clicking “Read More.”

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Fall Celebration

Rhea Hochstein from the Nebraska Department of Education explains what schools in Nebraska are doing for those who struggle to read and write (0-45 minutes).  Also listen to to Lisa Woodford, Life Coach explain what can be done to help with social and emotional difficulties (45-1:30).  After Lisa, listen in to Elijah share his experience with dyslexia.  

Structured Literacy

This video by the Nebraska Department of Education will give you an overview of structured literacy.  


Parent Workshop

Part 1 - Learn about Nebraska legislation and the Student Assistance Team process.  

Part 2 - Learn about assessment, verification, MTSS, and 504 plans.



Structured Literacy Training

If you are wanting to help those that struggle to read and write, check out the Structured Literacy Training to be held September-November.

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